Prawns in Coconut Milk Recipe

Sweet coconut milk complements soft bamboo shoots and shrimp in this dish.

Sweet coconut milk complements soft bamboo shoots and shrimp in this dish. Serve with steamed rice and let the Filipino flavors stand out.

Prawns in Coconut Milk Recipe

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Sweet coconut milk complements soft bamboo shoots and shrimp in this dish.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

Prawns in Coconut Milk Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ginger minced
  • 1 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 250 Grams bamboo shoots julienned, boiled until tender, and drained
  • 1 can canned coconut cream
  • 12 pieces Prawns (Sugpo)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 bunch malunggay leaves (moringa) leaves picked
  • finger chilies (siling pangsigang) sliced, for garnish (optional)
  • rice (steamed), to serve (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onions, garlic, and ginger. Add fish sauce and bring to a boil.
  • Add bamboo shoots; sauté for 2 minutes. Add coconut cream; bring to a simmer. Add prawns; simmer until prawns are cooked. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add malunggay; simmer until malunggay is cooked, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Garnish with finger chilies and serve with steamed rice, if desired.
Keyword bamboo shoots
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